Afghan laborer recalls rage as he tried to save charred Korans




 
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Afghan laborer recalls rage as he tried to save charred Korans
 
February 24th, 2012  
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Afghan laborer recalls rage as he tried to save charred Korans
Afghan laborer recalls rage as he tried to save charred Korans BAGRAM, Afghanistan (Reuters) - In a small room near NATO's sprawling Bagram Airbase, Sayed Jamil fumes as he remembers how three U.S. soldiers ignored the pleas of fellow laborers not to burn dozens of copies of the Koran, the Muslim holy book. Jamil, 22, was with other workers at a disposal centre inside the base when a woman and two men, wearing U.S. military uniforms, arrived on Monday in a truck piled with religious material and books. ...




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